|Jewish Cuba: A conversation with Adela Dworin - Yiddish Book Center|
Ruth Behar, an anthropologist from the University of Michigan, talks to Adela Dworin, president of the Jewish Community of Cuba in Havana. Last fall, Behar led a Yiddish Book Center tour to Cuba, where the group explored the Jewish history and culture in that nation, where an active Jewish community exists despite the fact that most Jews left after the revolution. Episode 094 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Ruth Behar; Adela Dworin; Jewish Community of Cuba
|12 23 2007|
A look at the silence that has characterized the US stance toward Israel's nuclear program, a sharp constrast with US policy toward nuclear pursuits by India, Pakistan, and Iran. Plus author Ruth Behar on the Jews of Cuba.
Keywords: Beyond the Pale; WBAI; Israel; nuclear; India; Pakistan; Iran; Avner Cohen; Ruth Behar; Cuba
|Jewish Cuba: a first-hand account - Yiddish Book Center|
In a conversation with author, scholar, and cultural anthropologist Ruth Behar, Sebastian Schulman learns about Behar's Jewish Cuban roots, her family, and her immigration to New York. We also learn about an upcoming trip to Cuba that she will lead, as well as her recently published book Traveling Heavy: A Memoir in between Journeys. Episode 60 April 23, 2013 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Ruth Behar; Cuban Jews; Jewish culture; Yiddish and Cuba; Traveling Heavy: A Memoir in between Journeys; Sebastian Schulman; Tune in!